Understanding the ISO 9001 Gap Analysis Process

What is the 2015 Revision Standard

As you prepare for ISO 9001 implementation, a gap analysis is a good starting point to help you understand where your business is ready to meet the requirements of this quality management system (QMS) and where you have deficiencies, or “gaps,” in your processes. Though a gap analysis can be a challenging undertaking, especially when […]

Tips for Increasing Employee Engagement With ISO 9001

Employee engagement is a key part of ISO 9001 standards, but when adopting a new program, building engagement can be a challenging process. Employees may be resistant at first to adopting new practices, but you can ease the transition and help to maintain employee engagement with a few simple strategies. Increase employee engagement with your […]

The Process ISO Uses to Develop Standards

Process iSO Uses to Develop Standards

The process ISO uses to develop standards is detailed, involved, complex and lengthy – and that’s a good thing. ISO standards aim to ensure that similar businesses throughout the world follow the same rules, so it’s understandable that it’s a long and difficult process. Luckily, as you are trying to obtain your ISO 9001:2015 certification, […]

What Does ISO Conformity Mean?

What Does ISO Conformity Mean

We hear the word “conform” in many circles. We conform to a lot of things in life, so it’s a fairly common word that we use often. The concept of “ISO conformity” is not much more complicated than the basic meaning of “conform.” When you think of it that way, it’s easy to answer the […]